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Pelicans vs. Utah Jazz NBA Betting Information, Odds and Picks (Thursday, January 21, 2021)

January 21st, 2021 NBA Basketball, Offshore Betting

With Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson, the Pelicans should score. However, New Orleans is struggling offensively. Problematic is the lack of secondary scoring depth on the Pelicans roster. New Orleans is struggling on the hardwood and at the cashier’s cage. Donovan Mitchell sparks Utah. So too have the Jazz returned to their defensive roots. Mitchell and that defense have translated into betting on NBA profits. The Jazz has the look of a serious dark horse in the Western Conference.

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Utah Jazz NBA Betting Information

Date and Time:Thursday, January 21, 2021, 10:10 p.m. ET
Location:Vivant Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Pelicans at Jazz TV Coverage:TNT
Pelicans at Jazz Odds at SBG Sportsbook:
Pelicans+6½ (-110)217½ (-110)+210
Jazz-6½ (-110)217½ (-110)-250
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New Orleans Pelicans at Utah Jazz SBG Odds Overview

Certainly, there will be some casual offshore betting money on Zion and the Pelicans. Sharps will look hard at a lesser hyped quality Utah team.

New Orleans Pelicans Team Overview

Late on, the Pelicans have lost four of their last five ATS. Five of their last six went over the total. New Orleans is 5-7 straight up, 4-7 against the spread, and 5-6 under the total. Overall, the Pelicans rank 24th for scoring and 10th for points allowed. New Orleans is a disappointing 26th for 3-point shooting. They rate an impressive 4th for offensive and 1st for defensive rebounding. Forward Brandon Ingram leads with 23.3 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. Zion Williamson averages 22.6 points and 8.3 rebounds per contest.

Utah Jazz Team Overview

Now the Jazz is 9-4 straight up, 8-5 against the spread, and 4-9 under the total. Utah ranks 16th for scoring and 4th for points allowed. The Jazz rank 4th for 3-point field goals and 1st for offensive rebounding. And then defensively, Utah ranks 2nd defending opposition field goals. Utah has paid in five of their last six games. Five of their last six went under the total. Guard Donovan Mitchell averages 23.2 points per game.

New Orleans Pelicans at Utah Jazz Against the spread

  • New Orleans is 40-42-2 against the spread in all games
  • The Pelicans are 21-16-2 vs. the odds on the road
  • New Orleans is 27-27-1 on the board in Western Conference games
  • Overall, the Pelicans are 44-40 over the total
  • New Orleans is 27-28 under the total in Western Conference matchups
  • On the road, the Pelicans are 20-19 over the total
  • Utah is 44-45-3 against the spread in all games
  • At home, the Jazz are 15-18-2 on the board
  • Utah is 24-33-2 vs. the odds against the Western Conference
  • Utah is 47-45 over the total
  • At home, the Jazz are 16-19 to the under
  • Utah is 31-28 over the number against Western Conference teams

New Orleans Pelicans at Utah Jazz Head-to-Head vs. Spread

Utah has covered six of their last nine against the Pelicans. And then three of the previous four in this series went over the total. At Utah, the Jazz has covered there of their last five against New Orleans. Two of the last three between these teams at Utah stayed under the total.

New Orleans Pelicans at Utah Jazz SBG Free NBA Picks

As was previously noted, the Jazz has the edge in this series. So far, New Orleans is one of the most significant Betting on NBA disappointments.

Pelicans at Jazz SBG Best Bet: Utah Jazz.

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